Written between 1599 and 1601. The play, set in Denmark, recounts how Prince Hamlet exacts revenge on his uncle Claudius, who has murdered Hamlet's father, the King, and then taken the throne and married Gertrude, Hamlet's mother. The play vividly charts the course of real and feigned madness - from overwhelming grief to seething rage - and explores themes of treachery, revenge, incest, and moral corruption. This Christmas, don't look behind you... Christmas Eve 1878. A s?ance. The ghosts of a young man's past come back to haunt him on one terrifying night as he's forced to relive a harrowing tragedy that befell his best friend's family. The friend's name: Hamlet.Performers Jack Baldwin, Alexander Nash, Kate Terence, Scarlett Clifford, Robert Welling, Paul Easom, Andrew Venning, Chris Huntly-Turner, Katy Daghorn, Marie Fortune, Chloe Wigmore, Amy Christie.
Author Shakespeare. Company ACS Random (in association with Park Theatre). Director Andrew Shepherd. Design Zahra Mansouri. Lighting Sherry Coenen. Sound Jo Walker.